Directed participation and experience in developing teaching methods, course organization, and research techniques.
Advanced studies and/or research projects relating to students' theses or field exam topics. Emphasis upon professional historical writing.
Directed reading and research activities. Open only to graduate students with classified standing in history who have selected the comprehensive examination option for the M.A. degree. Preferably taken for credit during the semester in which the comprehensive examinations are scheduled.
Extensive individual research and writing project under the direction of the student's thesis committee chair. Preferably taken for credit during the semester in which the M.A. thesis is scheduled for submission in final form.